The Bailey Middle School Orchestra Patrons will host its inaugural "Bailey Bows & BBQ" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bailey Road Park.
The free community event will include performances by local bands, including Davidson Express, Music and Arts All-Stars, and the Lake Norman Swing Band.
Ice cream, face painting, a cake walk and a bounce house will be offered. Children can visit the Instrument Petting Zoo provided by All Strings.
The barbecue lunch is $7 in advance. Tickets can be purchased from Lake Norman Performing Arts, in the Northcross Shopping Center across from Target, off Interstate 77 Huntersville Exit 25; Music & Arts in Rosedale Shopping Center, off I-77 Huntersville Exit 23; and from Bailey Orchestra Patrons members. A limited number of barbecue plates will be available at the festival for $8.
Proceeds will benefit the Bailey Middle School Orchestra program. If it rains, the festival will be at Bailey Middle School.
Details: Cornelius Parks and Recreation, 704-892-6031, ext. 160.